Lee Cooper

Chef & Owner, L’Abbatoir

Lee Cooper brings more than two decades of industry experience to the helm of L’Abattoir. Prior to opening L’Abattoir, Lee spent time honing his craft in some of the best kitchens in British Columbia before setting off to cook in several Michelin-starred restaurants in the U.S. and UK. Lee leads a talented young kitchen brigade at L’Abattoir, creating menus that reflect his favourite dishes and ingredients. Western Living magazine named Lee as one of its top 40 Foodies Under 40, and the Vancouver Sun ranked him among their top 10 up-and-coming chefs, adding that his cuisine is “casual and refined with an ease in orchestrating flavours, textures, presentation and technique.”